Install Internet Explorer 6 on Linux

19 Jan 2008

Thanks to WINE, you can run Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 on Linux quite well by now. Techblogging shows us the instruction to install Internet Explorer 6 on Linux.

  • Get recent wine here.
  • Add a new user named windows to your system.
  • Use gksu -u windows xterm to open a shell as the windows user.
  • Download dcom98.com and ie6setup.exe, save them to /tmp.
  • Type the following commands:
cd ~
wget http://www.kievinfo.com/2/ie6_overrides.reg
wine regedit ie6_overrides.reg
wine /tmp/dcom98.exe
wine /tmp/ie6setup.exe
exit

Now, you can run IE by following command:

gksu -u windows wine C:Program FilesInternet ExplorerIEXPLORE.EXE

Source:
http://www.liewcf.com/blog/archives/2006/04/install-internet-explorer-6-on-linux/


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